I’ve just been watching a UNEP video about the ozone problem and the Montreal Protocol. One of the scientists who discovered the problems in the ozone layer, Shanklin, commented that it was good that the problem was named the “ozone hole” as it was instantly obvious to everyone that “a hole” was a problem and the name helped to get quick action.
With that in mind, it’s obvious that “global warming” and “climate change” are rubbish names for our CO2 problems. I was trying to think of a name that would get everyone on board trying to fix it, and then I realised.
It’ll even sell to the religious types who are sceptical of science.
Of course, then I realised that they’ll get on board, but they’ll try to fix the problem by banning gay marriage. But still, admitting the existence of the problem is the FIRST step to recovery, right? We can argue about the solutions next… maybe?